Arnolds Park, IA

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Arnolds Park Profile


Overview

Arnolds Park is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,313 people and just one neighborhood, Arnolds Park is the 241st largest community in Iowa. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Arnolds Park, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Arnolds Park, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Arnolds Park’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Arnolds Park does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $48,320.00.

Arnolds Park real estate is some of the most expensive in Iowa, although Arnolds Park house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Occupations and Workforce

Arnolds Park is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Arnolds Park is a city of service providers, construction workers and builders, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Arnolds Park who work in food service (13.40%), management occupations (12.31%), and sales jobs (11.37%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Another notable thing is that Arnolds Park is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the city’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.

Arnolds Park’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Arnolds Park is worth considering.

One of the benefits of Arnolds Park is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 15.94 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

Being a small city, Arnolds Park does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Arnolds Park Demographics

The overall education level of Arnolds Park is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.54% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Arnolds Park in 2018 was $35,735, which is wealthy relative to Iowa, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $142,940 for a family of four. However, Arnolds Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Arnolds Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Arnolds Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Arnolds Park include German, Irish, Dutch, Norwegian, and English.

The most common language spoken in Arnolds Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and German/Yiddish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source
Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Demographics Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source
Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

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Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IA* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Okoboji Elementary School
705 N Ave
Milford, IA 51351
PK-04
Okoboji High School
901 H. Ave.
Milford, IA 51351
09-12
Okoboji Middle School
10 Broadway
Arnolds Park, IA 51331
05-08
Spirit Lake Elementary School
2901 Hill Ave
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
PK-04
Spirit Lake High School
2701 Hill Ave
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
09-12
Spirit Lake Middle School
609 28th St
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
05-08
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

SPIRIT LAKE COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Iowa

(10 is best)

Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 31.1% 41.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 24.6% 35.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.6% 6.9%

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OKOBOJI COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Iowa

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Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 36.6% 41.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 26.9% 35.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.8% 6.9%

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